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Today's News

  • Saving with wood

    In this day in age when economic woes flood the headlines and more and more people struggle to pay their bills, Ervin Benner has it figured out.

    "Back when we were busy, you didn't pay attention to it, you paid the bills and moved on," Benner said. "Now you have to watch your money because the economy is slow, and that's right off the top of your pocket."

    Benner owns Terhune Body & Frame Shop in Shelbyville, and he has implemented a way to cut his yearly gas expenses by thousands.

  • How they create the twinkle for the holiday

    It took crews at Wakefield-Scearce Galleries nearly 11 months to prepare for the store’s annual holiday extravaganza. It took shoppers only days to ravage it.

    A rush on ornaments and decorations at the Washington Street antique dealer has left some trees lopsided –– and others almost bare –– since the gallery debuted its holiday stock last month.

  • EARLIER: State, county in state of emergency

    Gov. Steve Beshear has declared Kentucky to be in a state of emergency because of  the winter storm that continues to rage across Shelby County throughout the state.

    Beshear held a press conference to make his announcement and said in a statement that

    his declaring the emergency will assure assistance and protection by mobilizing state resources to assist cities and counties, doing everything possible to ensure the safety and well-being of its residents.

    "We are prepared to use every available resource to help Kentuckians make it

  • Five people who made a difference in 2008


    If you have looked around Shelby County in 2008, you didn't have to look very closely to notice many wonderful and remarkable things take place.

    Lives were improved, facilities were built, kindnesses were extended, and individuals stepped foward to "pay it forward" by turning one good deed into another.

  • Woman charged with getting prescriptions illegally

    Kennethia R. Lysher, 37, of Shelbyville, has been indicted by the Shelby County Grand Jury on 72 counts of unauthorized procurement of a controlled substance.

    Lysher was arrested Aug. 4 at Smith-McKinney Drug Store and charged by police with obtaining a prescription by fraudulent means. She was indicted by the grand jury on Wednesday.

  • Valkyrie gets the pulse racing, despite Cruise

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Title: Valkyrie

    Directed by: Bryan Singer

    Written by: Christopher McQuarrie & Nathan Alexander

    Starring: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Eddie Izzard, Terence Stamp, Tom Wilkinson

    Running time: 120 minutes

    Released: Dec. 25, 2008

    The World War II era was one of great evil and heroics, so it makes sense that so many movies are made to share its stories.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    Traffic-related

    Cresencio Martinez of Frankfort was arrested Oct. 21 on Benson Trace Drive and charged with no operator's license, reckless driving, no insurance and failure to register a motor vehicle.

    Mary A. Cubert of Shelbyville was arrested Oct. 22 at Midland Trail and Ashland and charged with DUI, first offense and disregarding a stop sign.

    William L. Rucker of Shelbyville was arrested Oct. 25 on Old Mill Road and charged with speeding and operating on a suspended license.

  • Local retailers pleased with holiday sales

    Staff photos by Nathan L. McBroom

    Katie Habberfield played a Nintendo DS game a Game Stop on Tuesday afternoon. Habberfield and her brother Tyler got a  Wii game system from their parents for Christmas.

    Game Stop Manager Mark Tamburo, left, and a sales associate stocked video games at the Shelbyville location on Wednesday.

    Local retailers pleased with holiday sales

    By Nathan L. McBroom/Sentinel-News Staff Writer

  • Local retailers pleased with holiday sales

    Staff photos by Nathan L. McBroom

    Katie Habberfield played a Nintendo DS game a Game Stop on Tuesday afternoon. Habberfield and her brother Tyler got a  Wii game system from their parents for Christmas.

    Game Stop Manager Mark Tamburo, left, and a sales associate stocked video games at the Shelbyville location on Wednesday.

    Local retailers pleased with holiday sales

    By Nathan L. McBroom/Sentinel-News Staff Writer

  • EARLIER: Inauguration blog: what a ride

    UPDATED: JAN. 20, 5 p.m.: The words of Barack Obama's inauguration speech are still echoing in the ears of the folks from Shelbyville who attended the ceremony. The group braved the crowds and traffic and watched the inauguration from near the George Washington Monument -- close to 10 blocks away. Everyone in the group said it was an experience the will never forget. For a full report on the inauguration, read tomorrow's Sentinelnews.com.